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tv   The Daily Rundown  MSNBC  March 25, 2011 9:46am-9:59am EDT

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frankly, could determine control of the u.s. congress. tell us more about it. >> the redistricting, it starts with the dates not being known for the redistricting until june of 2012, a week or two before the filing deadline. so no matter what, candidates until june two 2012 won't know what districts they're running in. >> this is june 2012. >> they won't even know the districts until june 2012. and filing is june 1. so it's june 18, 2012 is the filing deadline. the districts will be drawn beginning of june. but i think the challenge is going to be for candidates, what kind district, what's the state going to look like politically. at every level. so those challenges to the redistricting amendment will be central to what kind of state candidates are running in up and down the ballot. fftshe pesal aldistricts, the more chance of driving out turnout in the state. >> david is right in terms of the certainly in terms of the calendar. but just keep in mind that there is precedent for the minority
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party in the house, in senate in florida. they can actually petition the federal government, the justice department, to draw temporary district lines that. so that's actually what you run in and you serve for the first term. >> two years? >> you serve for two years in these temporary lines. while the process actually plays itself out. >> so what would you tell a candidate who is thinking about running for office in florida? what would you tell them to do, todd harris? >> well, it's if you're running for the state legislature? >> anything, state legislature or congress, when you don't know what the lines are going to be, potentially until about two weeks before the filing deadline? >> i would say double down on your base. you know, find as many people that you think are persuadable in depending on how the geography works, in some kind of con continuous geographical area. because then you're going to have the best chance of actually talking to people who could end up voting for you. >> and dave beatty, let's talk
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about florida's role as a swing state come the fall of 2012. we know it's going to be close. it is now earning that reputation. hewist >> it's a central swing part. it's also where some of the largest growth has been. so there's going to be newre going to be. but at least one o them is going to be. a the districts thaare intere there are going to chge dramatically because they've grown so much over the last decade. so the central part of the state has magnified in its importance, because not only are there new seats, there's population growth and less ties to any kind of political establishment in the central part of the state. >> and the areas north and south of tampa, polk county and then lee cnty in thesou. just aolutely explosive growth those areas. >> i want toalk to you both
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about the hiicopulatn ow. daveea first. what part of the hispanic population grew the fastest? this wasn't theu populion that grew, or? >>he noncuban, particularly in ral flrida. big porti of egrow ov e la dcade has been noncub predinany, but not clusel puerto ricang tentralart of the state, so you ha really larg grow. it'smportant with the spanic populati in flori, cognize about 80% of hispanics live in five of the 67 counties. so it's high concentrations in certain areas of the state. but not in every portion of the state. >> todd harris, you work, you advise marco rubio. explain the difference of having a cuban republican being able to try and frankly it has been unsuccessful in the past to w noncuban hispanics to florida? >> gem dem graphically, logical there's a huge vote between cubans in miami-dade in florida and the non-cuban hispanic
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population in the i-4, a lot of puerto ricans, dominicans, colombians, ecuadorans, you name it. they tend to be far more liberal or center left on economic issues. still socially very conservative. it's not unlike the ideological profile you see out west with 'selt, wually an voters. took -- dave may know of an earlier example, but to us it was the first time anyone had ever focused on -- we took a survey of i-4 corridor non-cuban hispanic voters to see where they were and to see how our campaign could best message to them. so this has been a growing population in terms of size, but also political importance going all the way back for us to '02. >> todd and dave, i'll have to leave it there. go ahead, dave, really quickly.
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>> the central florida hispanics were central to obama in his victory in 2008. they'll be a part of the swing persuasion that will go on in the state. >> dave and todd, a little lesson in florida demographics, florida craziness, kookiness. makes me proud to be a floridian. thank you both for coming in. we veal you again. we'll be right back. facial cleanser from neutrogena® naturals. developed with dermatologists... it's clinically proven to remove 99% of dirt and toxins and purify pores. and with natural willowbark it contains no dyes, parabens or harsh sulfates. dirt and toxins do a vanishing act and my skin feels pure and healthy. [ female announcer ] new purifying facial cleanser from the new line of neutrogena naturals. her morning begins with arthritis pain. that's a coffee and two pills. the afternoon tour begins with more pain and more pills.
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well, it's shallow time. if you think the bill up to the royal wedding is absurd, how about this? women flocking the the uk in hopes of snagging that other prince. with prince william off the market, all eyes and, yes, many of them are american, are set on prince harry. nbc's michelle kosinski quality up with the so-called harry hunters in london. i can't believe it, michelle. save us. >> we couldn't either. i know. in fact, there's another funny name for them. here in london they call these
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stylish young women who hang around the posh shops of sloan street sloan ringers. they call these women throne ringers. a lot are american. they come here to go to college or hang out. some will take long vacations here. they read the magazines, figure out where royalty hangs out, and they go there in the hopes of being in the same place, meeting some aristocrat, if not prince harry and putting fate out there just in case sparks might fly. they say, hey, stranger things have happened, why not take the chance. >> has it ever happened? >> there was marie chantal who married a prince, grace kelly. that tells you something, it might help to be, i don't know, a movie star or an heiress to get into the same circles. but look at kate middleton. yes, she did travel in some very rarified circles here in london, but she is technically a commoner, although not an
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american one. the girls say they've had this dream since they were kids, thanks to cinderella and barbie and all that. think think it's like following any other dream, that it could happen. why not give it a try, chuck. by the way, if any single princes out there want to weight in on this story, we will be glad to interview them as part of our research. >> i guess that's why people play the lottery, too, because you just never know. michelle kosinski with a new word for me, "throne ringers." >> use it, chuck. that's it for "the daily rundown." up next, chris jansing and company. 1:00 p.m. don't miss andrea mitchell reports. savannah and i will see you back here on monday. i'm see you -- i'm subbing on hardball at 5:00 and 7:00 today and all next week. have a great weekend. here is a look atotrnatdane
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